Wellington Turman put on an impressive performance over Markus Perez at UFC Sao Paulo.
The two fighters met in a middleweight bout at the UFC Sao Paulo event on Saturday night (November 16, 2019) from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.
Throughout the fight, Turman showed that he was the dominant fighter on the feet and the ground with his grappling. This earned him a decision win.
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Perez went 2-2 up to this point under the UFC banner with a decision loss to Eryk Anders, a win by submission over James Bochnovic, a loss to Andrew Sanchez by decision, and a win in his previous fight over Anthony Hernandez.
Turman entered this fight after he lost to Karl Roberson by decision at the UFC Sacramento event from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California on ESPN+. This marked Turman’s promotional debut with the UFC after racking up a 15-2 pro-MMA record after fighting for several promotions. He earned a UFC contract when he beat Marcio Alexandre Jr. back in April by rear-naked choke under the Future FC banner.
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